Pee Gee Hydrangea - Hydrangea paniculata
The Pee Gee Hydrangea is a very versatile tree that will enhance any garden with its beautiful blooms. It's a showy bloomer that's easy to grow. It is adaptable and blooms giant blossoms in mid-to late- summer. The clusters of white blossoms last for a long time and as they age the blooms turn many lovely shades from pale pink to deep red until the fall. The blooms are fantastic for use in decorating projects and are great for drying. The Pee Gee Hydrangea does well on its own or in groups. One thing is for sure though-it is a real attention grabber and when covered in thick beautiful blooms it is nothing short of breathtaking.
Pee Gee hydrangeas are a flowering shrub and the spread can vary due to pruning and their growing conditions. These beautiful shrub's white flowers bloom in the mid to late summer and last a long time before they turn a light pink and then fade to tan and eventually brown for the winter. These are great for a full sun landscape and are perfect for the yard owner that likes to admire blooms all year long as they can be staggered with other earlier blooming plants. This shrub is also good for the yard owner that wants a Hydrangea tree as the base can be pruned and trained to make a tree.
PEEGEE HYDRANGEA IS VERY TOLERANT
This plant can handle diverse soil pH, as long as it well cares for such as feeding, watering and has fertile soils it will be fine. It is best planted somewhere with plenty of shade, as long as it can get some morning sunshine you’re golden. Take care when purchasing due to its toxicity when ingested. You can do that by selecting the straightest stem in the spring, prune away the other stems (which you will continue yearly), and add support to the chosen stem.
It has a large bloom that can be used in floral arrangements, brought indoors and used as a fragrance on a table or mixed with other flowers to create an elegant masterpiece. The ideas with this plant and its blooms are endless.